Stories for November 17, 2006
Mayor Jerry Sanders laid out his 5-year plan to get San Diego back on solid financial footing. It means more than 900 job cuts for city workers. On Fridays Full Focus, well talk about the implications of the Mayors plan.
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A federal judge in San Diego has prohibited the City of Escondido from enforcing a controversial measure that bans landlords from renting to undocumented immigrants. Judge John Houston says the measure could cause irreparable harm and questioned its constitutionality. KPBS Reporter Amy Isacskon has details.
Oceanside school students got low marks on a state-mandated physical fitness test. The findings are included in a state report about how active students are in California. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.
San Diego's Airport Authority was in the hot seat today as California Senator Christine Kehoe held hearings on how to make the agency more accountable to the public. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
The Association for Fire Ecology adopted a declaration on climate change during this week's annual meeting in San Diego. The fire scientists say global warming may cause more wildfires. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has more.
San Diego police officers are preparing to clear out McGonigle Canyon tomorrow. That includes removing migrants who live in the canyon as well as the San Diego Minutemen, who plan a protest there. KPBS Radio's Andrew Phelps reports.
This week, San Diego home prices showed a slight increase over last month. Is this a sign of a turnaround, or is it too early to tell what the future will hold? Also, the city reached a settlement with the SEC, and Mayor Jerry Sanders released his five-year financial plan. How many jobs will be cut? And, the new congressional leadership is taking shape in Washington, D.C. Will the new blood lead to bipartisanship?